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On the side of the road Les Combes off of the D3. Monument A boulder carved so a horizontal bottom half supports a vertical upper half made of the same stone. The boulder is set on a stone slab and bears a plaque commemorating American aviators.

Monument Text:

TO THE CITIZENS OF CREUSE

AUX CITOYENS CREUSOIS

 

WE FELL FROM THE SKY

NOUS SOMMES TOMBES DU CIEL

 

INTO YOUR ARMS

DANS VOS BRAS

 

AND HEARTS

ET DANS VOS COEURS

 

FOREVER.

POUR TOUJOURS.

 

FEBRUARY 6, 1945

LE 6 FEVIER [SIC] 1945

 

WITH OUR ETERNAL

GRATITUDE

AVEC NOTRE ETERNELLE GRATITUDE

Commemorates:

People:

Joseph R. Belgam

Joseph Biskofsk

Leland E. Burns

Robert E. Drew

William T. Johnson

Norman C. Lauro

Robert G. Nicol

Ralph W. Sleeper

Walter Szymczak

Units:

569th Bomber Squadron, 390th Bomber Group

United States Air Force

Wars:

WWII

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